Sustainability Studies: Lead the Future
Help create a more sustainable world. Start by getting your sustainability degree.
Help develop sustainable practices that address today’s challenges with a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies from Colorado Mountain College.
Sustainability isn’t just about the environment. It’s about developing business practices that benefit the environment, the communities affected by these practices and the organization’s bottom line.
Sustainability balances the three E’s:
- The environment
- The economy
- Social equity
Colorado Mountain College offers sustainability courses in:
- Sustainable agriculture
- Ecology and natural resource management
- Sustainable business
- Ethics and social responsibility
In these courses, you’ll learn how business, personal and institutional decisions affect the world’s people and economic well-being.
Program at a Glance
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies
Certificates: Sustainability Leadership
See tuition information below
Why the Sustainability Studies program at Colorado Mountain College?
Colorado is becoming the epicenter of sustainability. Green industries are flocking to the state, and the clean energy industry is booming in Colorado.
At Colorado Mountain College, you’ll have an opportunity to work on real-world challenges in a beautiful, rugged landscape where many organizations and business are working out sustainability on the ground.
That means you’ll leave Colorado Mountain College armed, not only with a degree, but with hands-on experience and contacts in the field.
“We need sustainability degrees today in the same way we needed computer science degrees in the 80′s. It’s the revolution, it’s the future. CMC’s new program is a welcome and needed addition to the field.”
-Auden Schendler, VP of Sustainability at Aspen Ski Corporation and author of “Getting Green Done”
What classes will I take?
See the full curriculum with class descriptions on the Colorado Mountain College online catalog.
What Sustainability Studies careers are available?
With your sustainability degree, you’ll be able to launch a career in:
- Public administration
- Marketing and communications for the “green economy”
- Business management
- Local, state, and federal government
- Regulatory agencies
- International development
How much is tuition?
Don’t go deep into debt. Find your affordable education here! Colorado Mountain College tuition is one of the lowest in Colorado, and is lower than in-state tuition in many other states. See more tuition information and net price calculators.
Tuition Rates for this program
per Credit Hour
|See Residency Requirements, District Map
*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester.
**Colorado residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify. See In-district.
***Non-residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify for a limited, special rate. See Second Home Owner Rate.
Special Tuition Rates at CMC
You may qualify for a significant tuition discount at Colorado Mountain College.
per Credit Hour
|Vets & Military Families||$205||$3,075|
|CMC Service Area||$205||$3,075|
|Western States (WUE)||$318||$4,770|
|*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester
See Residency Requirements
See Second Home Owner Tuition Rate
See District Employer Sponsored Rate